I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic -- how will he survive?Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic,... show more
The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic -- how will he survive?Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this new fictional series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 1st 2010
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
Series: I Survived
This is just one of the many books in this series. Each book is in the point of view of a boy who survives each historical event that has ever taken place. It detailed what happened in an age appropriate way which captures all students attention and keeps them wanting to read more. My CT from last ...
The 8-year-old I watch has this book. I read it while she did her math homework. She told me that she likes the series and that all the main characters are boys (in the ones she's read). That's a little disappointing. But the story itself was good, and there were some interesting historical notes in...
My Ct has her class reading this book set. There are several books with in the set on how people survived this event with in lit circles. I would use this books in 4th grade not 3rd grade due to some of the figurative language.
I read this one with my 8-year old son. He enjoyed it mostly because of his fascination with the Titanic. He was a little nervous for George at times. But I also think he could identify with George. George is a clever boy and enjoys talking to adults. He is thrilled when he gets to talk to Mr. Andre...
Eh. Without being plot points I've encountered elsewhere, it felt already-done. It also felt written to a much easier level than most of the Battle of the Books books, so recommended for reluctant readers, because it whips along quite fast.Library book.